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RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT 2010 - SECT 121
Enforcement of orders for possession
121 Enforcement of orders for possession
(1) The principal registrar of the Tribunal may, on the application of a
person in whose favour an order for possession was made, issue a warrant for
possession of the residential premises concerned if the principal registrar is
satisfied that the order or a condition of suspension of the order has not
been complied with.
(2) An application for a warrant for possession may be
made immediately, if the order for possession so provides, or not more than 30
days after the date by which vacant possession was required or within such
further period as the Tribunal may permit.
(3) Without limiting subsection
(2), the Tribunal may permit an application to be made within a further period
if the delay in making the application is attributable to genuine attempts by
the applicant to reach agreement with the tenant for reinstatement of the
(4) A warrant for possession is to be in the form approved by the
principal registrar of the Tribunal and must authorise a sheriff's officer to
enter specified residential premises and to give possession to the person
specified in the warrant.
Note : See section 7A of the Sheriff Act 2005 for
provisions relating to the enforcement of warrants.
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